The appellate court of Kiev prolonged the term of detention to the suspect in the “case of the journalist Arkady Babchenko” until 5 October 2018. About it reports a press-service of the court.
It is noted that September 13 was considered the appeal filed by the defense in the interests of the suspect Taras Stelmashenko, which granted a motion of the senior investigator and extended to the suspect the measure of restraint in form of detention without determining the amount of bail, up to October 5, 2018 inclusive.
According to the results of appeal review of the decision of the investigative judge of the Shevchenkivsky district court of Kyiv of August 7, upheld, and the appeal of the party of protection without satisfaction.
We will remind, Stelmashenko suspected of committing criminal offenses under part 1 of article 14, part 3 of article 27, part 3 of article 258 (Terrorist act) and part 1 of article 263 (“Illegal weapon handling, fighting supplies or explosives”) Criminal code of Ukraine.
29 may it was reported that in Kiev killed Arkady Babchenko. It supposedly was shot in the doorway of his apartment. Ukrainian police have put forward the version that murder of the journalist connected with his professional activities. Also there were allegations about Russian trace.
May 30 the head of the security service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak has declared that the death of Russian opposition journalist Arkady Babchenko was a hoax, the purpose of which was to reveal the assassination attempt Babchenko, which is actually prepared.
The suspect in this case was arrested on 30 may, after the security Service of Ukraine of staging the death of the journalist. First in the secret service the name of the detainee are not reported, and is conventionally named “citizen of the City”.
According to the Ministry, he was contacted by representatives of the Russian special services and for the cash reward offered to help organize “a series of terrorist attacks on the territory of Ukraine,” to which “the citizen.” agreed and found the performer for the first such offence – murder Babchenko.
The so-called killer immediately informed of the impending assassination of a journalist to law enforcement. Now it passes on business as the witness.
May 31, Shevchenko district court of Kiev chose a measure of restraint in form of detention for two months, Boris Hermann, who is suspected of organizing a terrorist act, the result of which was to be the murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko.
August 30, Goloseevskiy district court of Kyiv after the conclusion of a plea deal sentenced Boris Hermann, accused of organizing the attempted assassination of the journalist Arkady Babchenko, to 4.5 years of imprisonment. According to the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak, Herman cooperating with the investigation and give testimony, which later will be checked and documented.